Tag Archives: Japan

Undoing all that programming

Ok, I must admit, I’m not very skilled at coming to terms with my past, especially if they are embarrassing or unpleasant, and I try to forget them by burying them deep down in my heart and never ever even … Continue reading

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Bananas and Discrimination

A lot of Japanese always assume that whites = Americans and Asians = Japanese, so when they see Asians speaking English, they become a tad confused. Asians are not supposed to be fluent in English! Or so the Japanese think. … Continue reading

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Forever Alone in Japan

I just had a meaningful conversation with the least expected person and I felt the urge to share this with anyone who has the intention of coming to Japan, or is currently living in Japan as a foreigner. Every Friday, … Continue reading

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変な心遣い (Strange acts of consideration in Japan)

Here is another series of ‘What else is weird in Japan’ – I think only after living in Japan for while and experiencing their culture a little can you really appreciate and understand all the weird things that they do … Continue reading

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Suddenly winter

News report from Osaka! In just two days, the average daily temperature fell from mid 20deg to around 10deg! Freezing! Didn’t even get to wear autumn fashion and it’s already going to be winter T-T But I know people in … Continue reading

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A heartwarming part time job

One of my part-time jobs is to take part in a role-play session (in English) called Global Program, which is to help Japanese high school students familiarise with various scenarios that might happen to them when they are abroad, since … Continue reading

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A summary of summer 2013 – Part 1

Me so punny with the title haha. Ok, to put it simply, it’s always burning hot hot hot in Japan when summer arrives. Damn. Mathematically speaking, the cooler seasons are supposed to be longer than summer (3/4 of the year … Continue reading

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